Cal Poly student giving a Housing TourCampus Housing Tours

Updated: February 27, 2019

Get an inside look at University Housing's Learning Community options in our 60-minute tour of campus residence halls. Cal Poly offers themed living environments where students with similar interests and identities live and learn together: communities associated with each of the University's six colleges, various interests and cultural and gender identities. Tours are led by Cal Poly student Housing Ambassadors.

Cal Poly Guided Tours

Housing Tour Schedule

Tours are held every weekday. There are no tours on academic holidays. Unless otherwise specified, tours depart from the Administration (Bldg. 1) flagpole and last approximately one hour. Tours usually see only first-year housing options. Please let your tour guide know if you are interested in seeing transfer housing options.

The Administration Building, (Bldg. 1) is located on the corner of Grand Avenue and North Perimeter Road.

Weekly Tour Schedule:

Mondays Tuesdays Wednesdays Thursdays Fridays
12:10 p.m. 12:10 p.m. 12:10 p.m. 12:10 p.m. 12:10 p.m.
3:40 p.m. -- -- -- 3:40 p.m.


  • Tours will continue on Monday, Feb. 18, despite the academic holiday.


  • Tours depart at times listed above.


  • April 1
    • Tours are canceled in observance of Cesar Chavez day.
  • April 2 - April 5 and April 8 - April 11
    • Housing and Admissions host Green and Gold tours during the first two weeks of April. There will be two tours each day (12:10 p.m. - 1:20 p.m. and 3:40 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.) departing from the Performing Arts Center.
  • April 12 and April 13
    • University Housing participates in Cal Poly Open House. Information and tours are available all day on Sequoia Lawn.
  • April 15 - 30
    • Tours depart at times listed above.

Housing Ambassadors
Your tour will be led by a Cal Poly Student.

Tour Map
This print-friendly campus map highlights campus housing and parking.

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